Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Pentheochlora Prout, 1912 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 129 : 14 [key], 150.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Thalera uniformis Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 110, pl.150, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [INDIA]: Nilgiri district, N[orth] slopes, 3500 feet; S[outh] slopes, 3000 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PENTHEOCHLORA.

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